On Tuesday, March 12, Professor Lawrence David and the sixty students in his section of the first-year Criminal Law and Procedure course were fortunate to host the Supreme Court of Canada's Justice Michael J. Moldaver.
For the fifth consecutive year, both University of Ottawa teams brought home some of the top prizes from the Walsh Family Law Negotiation Competition. The competition was held on March 9, 2019 at the Law Society in Toronto with competitors from across Ontario, Calgary and Saskatchewan. From uOttawa Team 2, Robert Barnes won first place for Best Individual Student and from uOttawa Team 1, Rachel Zweig won second place for Best Individual Student.
Students from the University of Ottawa’s Programme de common law en français (PCLF) will be joined here in Ottawa by law students across Canada for the upcoming Michel Bastarache Moot Court Competition taking place March 22-24.
The 2019 uOttawa Common Law team finished as the Runner-Up National Canadian Champions at the Philip C. Jessup Moot. Team members include Mitchell Dorbyk (2L), Peter Knowlton (2L), Maggie MacDonald (3L), and Benjamin Rabinovitch (2L), coached by Professor Anthony Daimsis and Jolene Hansell (JD 2018).
The University of Ottawa Client Consultation team, made up of members Erica Predko and Pooja Naidu, made it to the semi-finals in the annual Canadian Client Consultation Competition. The Competition, held at the University of Windsor, took place March 2-3 and simulates the initial client interview and showcases the students’ interviewing skills.
After a 25-year tenure on the Ontario Court of Justice in Ottawa, the Honourable Justice Hugh L. Fraser (ret.), J.D. 1977 has joined JAMS, the largest provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. Justice Fraser will be joining its Toronto panel.